Category Archive for: ‘Education’

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    Scripps Spelling Bee

    14th Consecutive Win for Indian-Americans in Scripps Spelling Bee The 91st Scripps National Spelling Bee was held May 31, which added 238 competitors for a total record breaking 515 contestants to the national tournament. The winning glory rested with 14-year-old Karthik Nemmani who astonishingly beat …

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    Indian-American Students Among 2018 U.S. Presidential Scholars

    Twenty-Six Indian-American Students Among 2018 U.S. Presidential Scholars On May 8 2018, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced the 54th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 161 high school seniors for their accomplishments in academics, the arts and career and technical education fields. Among …

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    MIT THINK Competition – Three of Five Indian-American Students

    THINK (Technology for Humanity guided by Innovation, Networking, and Knowledge) is a program organized by undergraduates at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). The competition challenges high school students to take a refreshing approach to designing a technological solution to a social problem THINK is an …

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    Indian- American Venkat Ranjan Wins 2018 National Geographic Bee

    Second and third places also earned by Indian- American Students from New Jersey and Georgia Venkat Ranjan of San Ramon, California, a 13-year-old 8th-grader at Windemere Ranch Middle School, took top honors at the 30th annual National Geographic Bee held on May 23 at National …

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    Eight Indian American students finish in the top 10 at the 30th annual National Geographic Bee

    Photo by Mark Thiessen/National Geographic Summer is approaching and schools and colleges are finishing up spring semester in preparation. It’s also the time of year for various competitions such as the National Geographic Bee to the Scripps National Spelling Bee and the Intel Science competition. …

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    An exchange student from Pakistan, Sabika Sheikh, is among the victims of a Texas high school shooting.

    Sabika Sheikh, 17-year-old, a Pakistani Honor Roll exchange student participating in the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange program in the US, was one of the 10 people killed when 17-year-old student Dimitrios Pagourtzis armed with a shotgun and a revolver opened fire in the Santa Fe High School in …

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  • Class of 2020 Valedictorians and Salutatorians

    Class of 2017 Valedictorians and salutatorians

    Aditya Patel – Valedictorian School: South Cobb High School GPA: 4.656 College: Georgia Institute of Technology Parents: Soham and Puloma Patel Academic Awards: Georgia Certificate of Merit, Outstanding Math Student Award for Statistics, Top 10 for all 4 Years, AP Scholar with Distinction. Extracurricular: Secretary …

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  • What Leadership Means In Admissions

    What Leadership Means In Admissions

    What Leadership Means In Admissions By Ishan Puri Founder of Synocate “Leadership” is a major buzzword in college admissions; it is found across applications through essay supplements, work experience, and extracurricular activities. But what do admissions officers really want to see? Why Leadership Matters On …

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    The Real Cost of College

    How much will your family end up paying for college? Your household’s income may have less influence than you think – and some private colleges may be cheaper than you assume. Private schools sometimes extend the best aid offers. Yes – it is true that …

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  • 6 Tips to Help Your Child Excel in Math

    6 Tips to Help Your Child Excel in Math

    6 Tips to Help Your Child Excel in Math We generally think that the life of children is free from any worries, and so we long for such a carefree lives. Reality, though, is different. Children do have their own set of worries with their …

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